Two men in police net for alleged gang raping co-tenant’s 16 year- old daughter

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two men who conspired to gang rape a 16 year- old daughter of their co-tenant (name withheld) at Efunye village in Owode-Egba of Obafemi-Owode Local Government area

Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known on Monday, adding that the suspects: Anthony John(35) and Jimoh Idowu (21) were arrested following a complaint lodged at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters by the victim.

The police spokesman said the victim reported that she was at home with her younger siblings at Efunye village via Owode-Egba, when the two suspects, who are living in the same house with them broke into their apartment at about 2:00am and dragged her into Anthony’s room.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said, the victim stated that the duo knew that her parents had travelled and they capitalized on that to forcefully break into their room, using cloth to cover her mouth after which they took her to Anthony’s room where they took turns to have carnal knowledge of her.

‘Upon the report, the DPO Owode-Egba Division, Csp Ediae Mathew quickly dispatched his detectives to the scene where the two suspects were promptly apprehended. On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the commission of the crime without any sense of remorse’, Oyeyemi said.

Penpushing also reports that, Oyeyemi said the victim has been taken to Owode-Egba General Hospital for medical treatment, adding that the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspects to Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Labour Section for further investigation and diligent prosecution.

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